Our staff's commitment to you

 

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

 

 

Staff members of Allee - Holman - Howe Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

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​BRETT EIDSON, CFSP, COO Funeral Director/Embalmer/Manager

Brett joined the staff of Allee Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2005. 
He is a graduate of Camdenton High School, playing on the 1999 Class 4A State Champion Camdenton Lakers Football team, and has a B.A. in Political Science from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri and an A.A.S. in Funeral Science from Arkansas State University in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  He received his Certified Funeral Service Practitioner designation from the APFSP in 2015.

 

He and his wife Naomi have two children, Kathryn and Andrew. He is a member of Union Southern Baptist Church in Decaturville, MO, National Funeral Directors Association, Missouri Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association, the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, and serves as Treasurer for Holman-Howe Funeral Homes.  He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Arkansas State University Funeral Science Program, Camden County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund Board, and was recently elected to serve on the Lake Valley Golf and Country Club Board of Directors.  He is the past Treasurer of the Wright County Missouri Emergency Services Board, and is the Past President of the Ann Short Turner Community Center in Mansfield, Missouri. 

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CECELIA EIDSON Office Manager

Cecelia is a graduate of Camdenton High School and a life-long resident of Camden County. She has worked for the funeral home since 2005. She and her husband Gary have two sons, Brett and wife Naomi and Jake and wife Kristin and five grandchildren Kathryn, Andrew, Wyatt, Reed, and Cohen.Her and her husband Gary are members of Linn Creek Baptist Church of Linn Creek, Missouri.

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JERRY BARTON Funeral Director/Embalmers Apprentice

Jerry joined the staff of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2014. Jerry is a graduate of Windsor High School in Imperial,Missouri and has an A.A.S in Funeral Service Education from Saint Louis Community College.  He received his Funeral Director's license in 2017.

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Mike Oakes Funeral Director's Assistant

Mike joined the staff of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2015. He is a graduate of Unity High School, Tolono Illinois. Mike, his wife Rebecca, daughter Melissa, and son Lane are members of St Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Mike also works as a full-time career firefighter at Osage Beach Fire District and holds the rank of Captain. In his free time he plays bagpipes with the Magic Dragon Pipes and Drums.

​BRETT EIDSON, CFSP, COO

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Manager
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Brett joined the staff of Allee Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2005. 
He is a graduate of Camdenton High School, playing on the 1999 Class 4A State Champion Camdenton Lakers Football team, and has a B.A. in Political Science from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri and an A.A.S. in Funeral Science from Arkansas State University in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  He received his Certified Funeral Service Practitioner designation from the APFSP in 2015.

 

He and his wife Naomi have two children, Kathryn and Andrew. He is a member of Union Southern Baptist Church in Decaturville, MO, National Funeral Directors Association, Missouri Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association, the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, and serves as Treasurer for Holman-Howe Funeral Homes.  He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Arkansas State University Funeral Science Program, Camden County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund Board, and was recently elected to serve on the Lake Valley Golf and Country Club Board of Directors.  He is the past Treasurer of the Wright County Missouri Emergency Services Board, and is the Past President of the Ann Short Turner Community Center in Mansfield, Missouri. 

CECELIA EIDSON

Office Manager
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Cecelia is a graduate of Camdenton High School and a life-long resident of Camden County. She has worked for the funeral home since 2005. She and her husband Gary have two sons, Brett and wife Naomi and Jake and wife Kristin and five grandchildren Kathryn, Andrew, Wyatt, Reed, and Cohen.Her and her husband Gary are members of Linn Creek Baptist Church of Linn Creek, Missouri.

JERRY BARTON

Funeral Director/Embalmers Apprentice
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Jerry joined the staff of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2014. Jerry is a graduate of Windsor High School in Imperial,Missouri and has an A.A.S in Funeral Service Education from Saint Louis Community College.  He received his Funeral Director's license in 2017.

Mike Oakes

Funeral Director's Assistant
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Mike joined the staff of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home in 2015. He is a graduate of Unity High School, Tolono Illinois. Mike, his wife Rebecca, daughter Melissa, and son Lane are members of St Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Mike also works as a full-time career firefighter at Osage Beach Fire District and holds the rank of Captain. In his free time he plays bagpipes with the Magic Dragon Pipes and Drums.